The Formula for Phone Addiction Might Double As a Cure

The Formula for Phone Addiction Might Double As a Cure

In September 2007, 75 students walked into a classroom at Stanford. Ten weeks later, they had collectively amassed 16 million users, $1 million dollars in advertising revenue, and a formula that would captivate a generation. The class—colloquially known as "The Facebook Class"—and its instructor, BJ Fogg, became Silicon Valley legends. Graduates went on to work […]

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It’s time for you to delete Facebook from your phone

It’s time for you to delete Facebook from your phone

Freedom is just a click away.Image: mashable/vicky leta I deleted Facebook’s app off my phone more than a month ago.  And reader: I feel free.  My days of mindlessly scrolling through random updates from my mom’s friends and people I haven’t spoken to since high school are over.  And yours could be too.  You just […]

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How to Customize Your Android Phone Exactly How You Like It

How to Customize Your Android Phone Exactly How You Like It

You can live a perfectly delightful mobile existence using an Android phone without tweaking a single setting. But where's the fun in that? Especially when a handful of downloads and a few minutes of tinkering can turn, say, your Galaxy S8 from a TouchWiz minefield into a digital zen garden. This has always been true. […]

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OnePlus Heads Toward the All-Screen Phone Future With the New 5T

OnePlus Heads Toward the All-Screen Phone Future With the New 5T

Want a simple way to obtain an uncomplicated, no-nonsense take a look at the cutting-edge in smart devices? Simply have a look at whatever'&#x 27; s brand-new from OnePlus. The Chinese business silently takes all the very best mainstream tech it can discover, sticks it in a chassis, and offers it on its site. It'&#x […]

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Us Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones From Airliners

Us Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones From Airliners

A woman talking on her mobile phone walks past an advertisement promoting Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 at company’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, October 11, 2016. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji) WASHINGTON The Transportation Department is issuing an emergency order banning passengers and flight crews from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones on airline flights in response to reports of […]

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School quite literally cracks down on smartphone use in class

School quite literally cracks down on smartphone use in class

Image: Shutterstock Many schools frown upon students bringing phones to school. And this one means business. A middle school in Guiyang, a city in southwest China, is going viral for actually destroying phones that it confiscates. SEE ALSO: Your cracked iPhone screen might soon be easier and cheaper to repair And as if it couldn’t […]

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Ditch your smartphone for a ‘dumbphone’ and start living life

Ditch your smartphone for a ‘dumbphone’ and start living life

Punkt's dumbphone is letting getting back in touch with reality.Image: mashable/punkt Walk down the sidewalk of any major city and it’s likely you’ll see the same exact scene: Masses of people staring down at their phones instead of interacting with other living, breathing humans. At some point, after the smartphone became an essential part of […]

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